Gita MandirCurrently Open
- Address: Somnath, Prabhas Patan, Gujarat 362268, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
The Gita Mandir is also popularly referred to as Birla Mandir and is one of the most visited temples after the main Somnath temple in Somnath. It is referred to as Birla temple as it was built by the Birlas in the 1970s. The Mandir is famous for its depiction of the Bhagwat Gita, which is carved out on 18 marble pillars. The temple itself is said to be located at the spot where Lord Krishna took rest after walking from Bhalka Tirth when he was shot by an arrow. Also the walls are adorned with various beautiful paintings of Lord Krishna. The temple has the idols of Lord Krishna in the middle and Lord Lakshminarayan and Lord Sita Ram on his two sides.
Gita Mandir Travel Tips
- Follow Hindu Temple customs such as removing of footwear outside the temple and wearing modest clothing.
How to Reach Gita Mandir
- By renting a car or taxi.
Love this? Explore the entire list of places to visit in Somnath before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Somnath and book an accommodation of your choice.
50.74% of people who visit Somnath include Gita Mandir in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
45% of people start their Gita Mandir visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gita Mandir
65% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gita Mandir